The MCD3000 is an advanced Total Motor Starting solution from

Danfoss.
The MCD3000 Soft Starter is designed to simplify installation and
minimize the set-up time.
Benefits
• Simple & flexible control over starting current and torque
• Smooth control of voltage & current – free from steps or
transitions
• Capable of starting frequently
• Capable of matching different applications with varying start
and stop conditions
• Extended motor deceleration time by soft stop control
• Braking control to reduce motor deceleration time
• Capable of serial communication with other devices for moni-
toring and control
• Comprehensive built-in motor and plant protections
Applications
Pumps, Fans, Compressors, Mixers, Conveyors, Crushers, Grinders,
Mills, Chippers etc.
Technical Specifications
Mains Voltage 200 – 690 V, +10 -15%
Mains Frequency 50 (60) Hz + 2 Hz
Power range 0 – 800 kW, nominal at 400 V
Control Inputs 4 (Start, Stop, Reset, Parameter set)
Relay Outputs 3, configurable
Protections Motor thermal overload
Instantaneous overload
Motor temperature (Thermistors)
Motor temperature (Thermal model)
Undercurrent
Phase imbalance
Phase sequence
Excess start time
Starter over-temperature
Indications LED parameter display
LEDs for......
Starter status (4),
Remote input status (4)
Enclosure IP 20, IP 21 (based on frame size)
Ambient temperature - 5 to 60° C (above 40 °C with
derating)
Communications
• RS485 serial link
• Protocol gateway - Profibus, Devicenet, Inter-bus
MCD 3000 Soft starter
Factsheet DKDD.PB.90.Z1.02 VLT
®
is a registered Danfoss trademark Produced 2002.03
Features
• Enclosed units, allow side-by side mounting
• Choice of Mains & Control Voltages
• Large Power ratings
• Built-in Motor Protections
• Parameters for 2 motors stored in memory
• Choice of starting and stopping methods
• User friendly Digital Control Panel with
• LED Parameter display
• LEDs for status monitoring and fault diag-
nostics
• Motor temperature display
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m m
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m m
5 5 0 3 - 7 0 0 3 5 5 - 5 , 7 0 3 5 2 3 1 0 7 2
0 1 1 3 - 5 7 0 3 0 1 1 - 5 7 0 3 5 4 6 2 0 7 2
2 3 1 3 2 3 1 0 3 5 6 9 3 0 7 2
0 0 5 3 - 5 8 1 3 0 0 5 - 5 8 1 0 5 8 0 3 4 0 8 2
0 0 8 3 - 0 0 6 3 0 0 8 - 0 0 6 0 0 0 1 0 6 5 5 1 3
Dimensions
• Fault log with history
• Password protection, Parameter lock
• Default parameter load
Approvals
CE, UL, C-UL, C-tick
B
A
C